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post #1 of 5 Old 02-20-2013, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
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Front Popping Noise

hey guys, i bottomed out in the snow (turned out to be ice) the other day, i had to rock it front to back to get it out. during the last session of this there was a loud popping noise as is something snapped in the front right. i haven't driven it since accept for home which wasn't far. any ideas on what it could have been?

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-20-2013, 06:53 PM
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You will have to crawl under there and look for damage. It could be just about anything. If you don't see anything, post up some pics here and let everyone else see what you have.
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-21-2013, 01:09 AM
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Look at your trac bar mount & make sure it's good & tight.
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-21-2013, 01:13 AM
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First thing I'd check would be the front axle u-joints.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-21-2013, 01:25 AM
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Originally Posted by mukluk
First thing I'd check would be the front axle u-joints.
Yep, especially if the popping continues while driving.
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